Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 331 352
Rank change year-on-year +18 +21 -11
Permanent jobs citing 4G 14 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.35% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
South West median annual salary £48,000 £62,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.20% +62.34% +60.42%
10th Percentile £34,000 £50,000 £36,225
90th Percentile £55,000 £75,000 £53,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £62,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -32.00% +21.36% +14.44%

4G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,877 1,697 2,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.53% 16.42% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,490 1,373 1,892
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G in the South West.

Salary trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in the South West over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for 4G in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorset -29 4 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £38,250 - 1
Cornwall - 2 £46,000 -
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for 4G.

1 12 (85.71%) 3G
2 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (50.00%) C
4 6 (42.86%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (35.71%) LTE
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) Capita
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (14.29%) 5G
8 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
8 2 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (14.29%) Presales
8 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (14.29%) GitHub
8 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
8 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) 3G
2 5 (35.71%) LTE
2 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (14.29%) 5G
5 2 (14.29%) Bluetooth
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (7.14%) 2G
6 1 (7.14%) 802.11
6 1 (7.14%) 802.15
6 1 (7.14%) GGSN
6 1 (7.14%) GSM
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) SGSN
6 1 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
6 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (14.29%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
1 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Presales
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transition
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) CWNA
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Capita
2 1 (7.14%) Acme Packet
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) NetScout
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Redknee
2 1 (7.14%) Tekelec